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Can shellfish adapt to ocean acidification?

Scientists peer into oyster and clam genomes to help the shellfish industry prepare for a change in ocean chemistry. In the Pacific Northwest, oyster aficionados have likely tasted Chris Langdon’s scientific handiwork. Since 1996, his Molluscan Broodstock Program at Oregon State University has been breeding plump, fast-growing, and hardy oysters as stock for the $250 million West Coast oyster industry.
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